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Re: Some comments on 27 June 2003 Web Arch WD

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2003 07:13:29 -0700
Message-ID: <3F0EC609.1040104@textuality.com>
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org

Mark Baker wrote:

> Since you brought up that bit, I thought I'd just add that it should
> have said "is called a 'namespace'" (or "XML namespace"), rather than
> "namespace document", per the XML Namespaces Rec.
> "[Definition:] An XML namespace is a collection of names, identified by
> a URI reference [RFC2396][...]"
>  -- http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-xml-names-19990114/Overview.html

No; a namespace document is not a collection of names.  The term 
"namespace document" is appropriate.

Cheers, Tim Bray
         (ongoing fragmented essay: http://www.tbray.org/ongoing/)
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